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    (Paradise of Keraza) بستان الكرازة

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    القراءة‭ ‬وهذيذ‭ ‬الفكر‭ ‬في‭ ‬معاني‭ ‬الكلمات‭ ‬يهيئان‭ ‬طريقاً‭ ‬ويعتبران‭ ‬وسيلة‭ ‬صالحة‭ ‬للكف‭ ‬عن‭ ‬الإنشغال‭ ‬بالأمور‭ ‬الباطلة‭. ‬غرض‭ ‬القراءة‭ ‬هو‭ ‬أن‭ ‬نصل‭ ‬إلى‭ ‬موضوع‭ ‬يسترعي‭ ‬إنتباهنا‭ ‬ويحتفظ‭ ‬بهذا‭ ‬الإنتباه‭ ‬بلا‭ ‬تشتت‭. ‬أما‭ ‬هذيذ‭ ‬الفكر‭ ‬في‭ ‬معاني‭ ‬الكلمات‭ ‬المقروءة‭ ‬فهو‭ ‬قنطرة‭ ‬العبور‭ ‬من‭ ‬القراءة‭ ‬إلى‭ ‬الصلاة،‭ ‬ثم‭ ‬يلازم‭ ‬الصلاة‭ ‬بعد‭ ‬ذلك‭ ‬ليعين‭ ‬الإنسان‭ ‬للإستمرار‭ ‬في‭ ‬صلاة‭ ‬طويلة‭. ‬إنه‭ ‬أمر‭ ‬جيد‭ ‬في‭ ‬الصباح‭ ‬أن‭ ‬نعكف‭ ‬بعد‭ ‬الصلاة‭ ‬على‭ ‬القراءة،‭ ‬نقرأ‭ ‬قليلاً‭ ‬لنلتهب‭. ‬ولكن‭ ‬الحرارة‭ ‬في‭ ‬القراءة‭ ‬ليست‭ ‬هي‭ ‬النهاية‭ ‬المقصودة،‭ ‬ولكن‭ ‬القصد‭ ‬هو‭ ‬أن‭ ‬نصل‭ ‬إلى‭ ‬حالة‭ ‬الصلاة،‭ ‬حينئذ‭ ‬نكف‭ ‬عن‭ ‬القراءة‭ ‬لأن‭ ‬العقل‭ ‬يكون‭ ‬قد‭ ‬كف‭ ‬عن‭ ‬طوافه‭. ‬ القديس‭ ‬ثيؤفان‭ ‬الناسك This book comprises a compilation of 125 articles in Arabic, of His Grace Bishop Youssef's articles which were published in the El Keraza Magazine (the main Christian magazine published by the Coptic Patriarchate in Egypt).
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    2 Corinthians

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    Corinth was a very important commercial center which made it easy for it to be a place for all sorts of vice and evil. Also, its closeness to Athens added the problem of intellectualism. Greece was known for its philosophers and philosophy. St. Paul established the church of Corinth during his second missionary trip. Unfortunately, the immoral environment found in the city adversely affected the church. Reports of the problems within the church reached St. Paul's ears, and so he wrote an earlier letter (1 Corinthians) to answer these reports, correcting sinful practices and refuting false doctrine. In this second letter, written only a few months after the first, St. Paul, as a caring father, wanted to make sure that his rebukes in the earlier letter were received positively, and that it actually encouraged them to repent. He also focuses his letter on defending his apostleship, rebuking ungodly behavior that still persisted in Corinth, and to encourage them to collect money for the needy in Jerusalem. This letter is one that is quite beneficial to those serving others for God, as it explains how service should be, as we learn from the example of St. Paul.  This Orthodox Christian commentary is derived from a series of sermons given by His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, where His Eminence has been serving since the early 90s. 
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    Acts

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    As the only record of the first thirty years of the early Church, the book known as The Acts of the Apostles, follows the ministry of the apostles, with a particular focus on St. Peter in the first half, and St. Paul in the second half. The author of the book is St. Luke the Evangelist, "the beloved physician" as St. Paul described him (Colossians 4:14), who was a companion of the apostles during several missionary trips; it was the second historical account written by St. Luke to a man named Theophilus (assumed to be a Roman officer), with the first account being the Gospel of St. Luke (after which Theophilus is presumed to have converted to Christianity).  This book, inspired by God, records for us the establishment and early growth of the Church, and relates several conversions (Ethiopian eunuch, St. Paul, and Cornelius). Without this work, we would be without an answer to "what happened next" after the gospel accounts, we would not have the context to help us understand many of the writings of St. Paul, and we would not have the benefit of seeing the Holy Spirit's work in the ministry of the apostles, as they fulfilled God's directive and theme of this book: "You shall be witnesses to Me" (Acts 1:8).
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    Adapting to a New Place Called Home

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    New to America? Want to serve newcomers? Curious about the history of Coptic immigration to the U.S.A.? Trying to adapt yourself to your new environment? Coptic Orthodox Christians have been immigrating to the United States in droves over the last few decades, and their ability to adapt to their new environment has varied greatly. Bishop Youssef has incorporated years of experience observing and guiding Coptic immigrants into a book that details the history of Copts in the U.S.A., and also provides a comprehensive outlook at how Copts can adequately adapt to their new home. His Grace also shares his vision of the future of Coptic Orthodox Christianity in the land of immigration and how people can fruitfully serve those around them.
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    Colossians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians

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    COLOSSIANS: THE SURVIVAL OF CHRISTIANITY IN COLOSSE The budding congregation of Christians in the city of Colosse was threatened by the temptation to relapse to paganism. St. Paul steps in by writing this letter to warn them against apostasy, as well as other philosophies of men (such as Judaistic ceremonialism, angel worship, and an improperly harsh form of asceticism). The singular message St. Paul wanted to impress upon them was: Christ is the fullness of God and is the all-sufficient Savior. 1 THESSALONIANS: KEEPING THE SECOND COMING IN MIND St. Paul tries to remind the Thessalonians about the need to maintain their steadfastness in the faith, and he instructs them on how to live a holy life, worthy of their calling. He brings to their mind the Second Coming of Christ as a means of motivation and also comfort in light of the persecutions they had been facing. 2 THESSALONIANS: THE SECOND COMING—NOT JUST YET Having brought to their minds the Second Coming of Christ, some Thessalonians thought that the persecution they were enduring meant Christ was coming now (as in, in their lifetime), to the point that people quit their work! St. Paul corrects their misunderstanding and motivates them for continued spiritual progress.
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    Counseling Series I: Raising Children

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    Becoming parents is a great blessing, but it is also a great challenge. Anyone who is called to serve the children of God has a significant role in contributing to the spiritual development and wellbeing of the youth. This book is derived from several homilies and lectures by His Grace Bishop Youssef, the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, over a period of twenty-eight years (1989-2017) on the subject of raising children. It is not intended solely for parents, but also for anyone who is called to serve the children of God in any capacity, as well as the youth and adolescents themselves.
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    Counseling Series II: Marriage—Book 1: Considering Marriage

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    This first book in Counseling Series II: Marriage focuses on topics related to considering marriage. Part I addresses love. Part II addresses premarital issues. Part III addresses marriage. Part IV presents a Christian perspective on Feminism. Part V contains questions asked at the end of several homilies and lectures and His Grace's answers to those questions. This counseling series is composed of several homilies and lectures by His Grace Bishop Youssef, the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, over a period of twenty-eight years (1989-2017). Counseling Series I focused on Raising Children. This Counseling Series II focuses on the topic of Marriage.
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    Counseling Series II: Marriage—Book 2: Understanding Oneself in Marriage

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    This second book in Counseling Series II: Marriage addresses understanding oneself in marriage (commitment in marriage, essential needs and understanding how to satisfy them, forgiveness, competitive and controlling relationships, boundaries, roles of men and women in the Christian family, and many other such topics). The last section contains His Grace's answers to questions asked at the end of several homilies and lectures. This counseling series is composed of several homilies and lectures by His Grace Bishop Youssef, the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, over a period of twenty-eight years (1989-2017). Counseling Series I focused on Raising Children. This Counseling Series II focuses on the topic of Marriage.
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    Counseling Series II: Marriage—Book 3: Maintaining Familial Relationships

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    This third book in Counseling Series II: Marriage provides guidance for how to maintain familial relationships, focusing on communication, necessary virtues for healthy relationships, the Christian family, and relationships with family members. The last section of this book contains questions asked at the end of several homilies and lectures and His Grace's answers.  This counseling series is composed of several homilies and lectures by His Grace Bishop Youssef, the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, over a period of twenty-eight years (1989-2017). Counseling Series I focused on Raising Children. This Counseling Series II focuses on the topic of Marriage.
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    Counseling Series II: Marriage—Book 4: Challenges in Family Life

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    This fourth book in Counseling Series II: Marriage provides guidance regarding challenges in family life (concerns, setbacks, and resolving conflict). The last section of this book contains questions asked at the end of several homilies and lectures and His Grace's answers. This counseling series is composed of several homilies and lectures by His Grace Bishop Youssef, the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, over a period of twenty-eight years (1989-2017). Counseling Series I focused on Raising Children. This Counseling Series II focuses on the topic of Marriage.
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    Deep Psychological Needs

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    This book offers a study of the six deep psychological needs which exist in every person. They need to be satisfied in a sound manner for the person to maintain healthy relationships within a family and with others. Problems and disagreements erupt when they are not properly satisfied. The human being's strong relationship with God, the study of the Holy Scriptures, and the practice of Church Mysteries, are a source of true satisfaction to every need God created within the human being. Therefore, the human being will not acquire inner peace, true joy and perfect love, except in the presence of the Lord Christ.
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    Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians

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    [GALATIANS] St. Paul wrote this letter to the churches of Galatia, to respond to Judaizers who claimed that salvation was through the law. He proves that salvation is through the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.  St. Paul also defended his apostleship, in response to attacks by Judaizers undermining him as not being an eyewitness of the Lord Jesus Christ. [EPHESIANS] St. Paul writes to the faithful in Ephesus (in modern-day Turkey), to describe the blessing of being members in the Church, which is the body of Christ, and also discusses the importance of behaving in a manner worthy of the calling to be members in Christ’s body.  [PHILIPPIANS] St. Paul wrote this letter while imprisoned in Rome under house arrest, expressing gratitude to the Philippians for their generous financial support, and comforting them because of their concern about him while he was in prison. In this letter, he conveys a tone of joy throughout, despite the circumstances he was facing.
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    How to Build Boundaries

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    Boundaries are like a fence with gates, which are opened to what is good, yet are closed to whatever is bad. If I, however, closed shut my heart completely, and did not let it ever be opened, this fence is consequently transformed into a wall that completely isolates and imprisons me. Building boundaries is not against love and individuality, but makes clear our responsibilities and our role. His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef, having many years of experience, reveals what healthy boundaries are, how to build them, and what are some obstacles to setting them. H.E. Metropolitan Youssef was ordained Bishop in 1992 and elevated to Metropolitan in 2022 for the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States. His Eminence has completed a Ph.D. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary University in San Antonio, TX.
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    How to Develop Your Personality

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    If you want to change and eliminate the problems which you have encountered because of your upbringing, enter into a loving relationship with God and others in your life, and these problems will be resolved. When you learn how to love God, and train yourself to love your brother, you will change and become conformed to the image of His Son. H.E. Metropolitan Youssef was ordained Bishop in 1992 and elevated to Metropolitan in 2022 for the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States. His Eminence has completed a Ph.D. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary University in San Antonio, TX.
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    How to Overcome Fear

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    His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef expounds on the subject of overcoming fear, providing guidance and sharing bible verses on the subject.
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    How to Overcome Hopelessness and Despair

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    His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef expounds on the subject of overcoming hopelessness and despair, describing reasons that lead to feeling down, providing guidance on dealing with despair, and shares bible verses on the subject.
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    How to Overcome Loneliness

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    All of us, without exception, have gone through one period or another in our life wherein we felt lonely. Loneliness is a sweeping feeling of isolation, despite the person's being in the midst of a crowd. The feeling of loneliness does not require that a person be far from people, for a person might be living with others, and he nevertheless feels lonely. And a person may be surrounded by many people, yet his feeling of loneliness increases. For the feeling of loneliness springs from within. His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef, in this book, sheds light on loneliness, its definition, causes, and treatment.
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